Anderson Cooper had Kirk Cameron on his show Wednesday night as an “expert” on the religious significance of the recent bird deaths in Arkansas.

I’m sure readers will be relieved to know that the fundamentalist Christian, who has created something of a cottage industry with his hysterically clueless attacks on evolution and Charles Darwin, makes it clear that the Second Coming is still a long way off.

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TV Guide provides analysis here. While we can all breath a sign of relief over Cameron’s calm assurances, isn’t the fact that a major news organization tapped Growing-Pains-star-turned-religious-nut as an “expert” on the subject of anything one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse?